Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo, Norway
Hans BRATTSKAR is deputy minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway. He was ambassador to Kenya and Norway's representative to the UN organizations based in Nairobi, Kenya; director general and special envoy for climate change, Ministry of the Environment; director for the Norwegian Government's International Climate and Forest Initiative, and special adviser for peacebuilding operations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is member of the Central Executive Committee of local branches of the Conservative Party (Holmen, Asker and Haslum). Dr. Brattskar holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and Affairs from Claremont Graduate University.